What Is the Very First Thing I Should Do After an Accident?
The most important thing you need to do after being in an accident is to see a doctor and follow their instructions. It’s very common for victims of an accident to lose site of the importance of their own recovery because they are overwhelmed with paperwork, exams, appointments and bills that come after being in… read more
Not Telling your Attorney these 5 Things Could Wreck your Case
If you hire an injury lawyer in Portland or are considering hiring a lawyer, for your personal injury claim, it is important to recognize that this will become a long-term, important relationship. This means you need to be honest and open with your attorney at all times. Here are several things your attorney will need… read more
6 Causes of Portland Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries
Recently, there have been an increased amount of pedestrian deaths and injuries from being struck by a vehicle. Every two hours, a pedestrian is killed in a car related crash. Approximately 85,000 people are injured or killed annually in accidents where they are hit by a car as a pedestrian. Most often occurring at intersections… read more
Questions to ask When Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney
One very good reason to hire a lawyer is that if the lawyer makes a mistake that destroys an otherwise good case, the lawyer’s malpractice insurance can still pay. Missing the deadline for a Tort Claim or Dram Shop Notice are easy mistakes to make. If you make that mistake, or any other big mistake,… read more